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signs president obama's winning the tax fight. news today could strengthen his hand against speaker boehner. >>> plus, karl rove hasn't learned a thing is since its infamous air meltdown. why is he questioning polls again? >>> and a very special guest is here with me tonight. we have a gold medal winner onset. gabby douglas live in the studio. her story of sacrifice inspired a country. you're watching "politicsnation" on msnbc. initiated. neural speeds increasing to 4g lte. brain upgrading to a quad-core processor. predictive intelligence with google now complete. introducing droid dna by htc. it's not an upgrade to your phone. it's an upgrade to yourself. >>> have you joined the "politicsnation" conversation on facebook yet? we hope you will. today our fans were buzzing over the newly released photo of the president on the phone with mitt romney as he conceded to him on election night. he have len says, the president was probably so glad it was over so that he could get back to working for our country. david says, he must have been elated and relieved. linda says, i know how he fel
. and thanks for tuning in. tonight's lead, republicans are picking a fight they can't win. new evidence today that president obama is in a strong position in this nation's fight for fairness. and republicans are on the losing end of this fight. now, new polls show 65% of americans believe the president does have a mandate to raise taxes on the wealthy. 62% say he's got a mandate to protect medicare. and 64% says he's got a mandate to protect social security. that is a winning hand. the president has it and he knows it. >> i'm pretty confident that republicans would not hold middle class taxes hostage to try to protect tax cuts for high income individuals. >> and get this. 160 ceos from america's biggest companies are also now saying it's time to raise taxes on the rich. but, speaker john boehner is sticking to his talking points; at least publically. he's refusing to budge. >> the longer the white house slow walks this discussion, the pa closer we get to this year's fiscal close. >> boehner can blame the president all he wants. the reality is americans want to compromise. a new nbc wall stree
made out of sweatpants. so grab yourself some new prilosec otc wildberry. [ male announcer ] one pill each morning. 24 hours. zero heartburn. satisfaction guaranteed or your money back. >>> president obama shows the personal side of the political debate in washington. the president took his campaign for a debt deal to virginia. we sat down with a middle class family that would be hit with a $4,000 tax hike if republicans refused to budge. >> i'm not going to sign any package that prevents it going up for top 2% but i do remain optimistic that we can get something done for family like this one and that is good for the american economy. >> it's no wonder the president is optimistic. all signs say republicans are getting ready to cave. "the washington post" reports that more and more gop lawmakers to back tax hikes for the rich. republicans are growing alarmed that they could be blamed if washington is unable to resolve the fiscal stalemate. even the president's most outspoken critics are saying, it's time to give in. >> if the bush tax cuts are repealed and everyone's taxes go up, i pro
, president obama issued a statement saying, he opposes this new bill. this plan is an outrage. and we can't let it happen. joining me now is democratic mayor of lansing, michigan. he ran against schneider in 2010. mayor, thanks for joining us tonight. >> my pleasure. it's a sad, sad day in michigan. if anybody doesn't think that this is an attack on democracy, this is the only second time that i've seen the capitol locked on the five-day workweek, and these labor unions are the most democratic institutions there are. >> now, when you listen to governor schneider today, let me tell you what he says about this law and how people are krcritice and thinks it's a much better description. >> people call it right to work but i think it's a much better description to say this is about quality in the workplace. >> i do not view this as something against the unions. i support the unions in many regards. a union that can can stand up, how is that supporting unions and helping working class people. >> i mean, please, come on. that's not believable on its face. please. this is an absolute attack on un
reform after the new year. the los angeles times reports, and i'm quoting, as soon as the confrontation over the fiscal policy winds down, the obama administration will begin an all-out drive for comprehensive immigration reform, including seeking a path to citizenship for 11 million illegal immigrants. we will see then where the repub lip cans are. what do you hope to see in the immigration reform if it is real and meaningful to bring us toward a better place in the country, mr. mayor? >> my hope is that comprehensive immigration reform will be just that. it's going to be comprehensive. it's going to include additional mushes that we secure our borders. it's going to include ways to work with employers so that we ensure that fewer employers hire folks who are here undocumented. and, third u it's going to include a pathway to citizenship, to full citizenship, for the 11 or 12 million folks who are here who are undocumented, illegal, whatever term folks want to use. who i believe should be addre addressed and we've heard in the last couple of weeks, some heartburn among republicans who a
it is. the boogie man isn't real. but almost half of the gop hasn't figured that out. a new poll shows that 49% of the americans think that the group a.c.o.r.n. stole the ee lx for president obama of course there's no way president obama could have one the way he did without stealing it, of course that's true. so nearly half of the republicans say a.c.o.r.n. is behind it. but there's a slight problem with this theory. a.c.o.r.n. disbanded over two years ago. the organization doesn't exist. it's gone. done. doors shut. a little embarrassing, isn't it? but this is the classic republicanรง boogieman theory. they want the president to look bad so they make things up, like when they thought president obama and eric holder were out to take your guns away. like when they said the only way the unemployment numbers could be going down was if the obama administration cooked the books.
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